On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks’ act of rebellion on a Montgomery, Alabama bus sparked a national movement for equal rights. Parks’ impact on the civil rights movement strikes deeper than just that day on the bus—she initiated the Montgomery Bus Boycott, led by Martin Luther King, Jr., fought for fair housing in Detroit, and called for the release of political prisoners. Today, her legacy inspires a new generation of civil rights advocates.
Claudette Colvin: b. Claudette Colvin is a pioneer of the African-American civil rights movement. In she was the first person arrested for resisting bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama, preceding the better known Rosa Parks incident by nine
I don’t remember a time where I could “just enjoy things”. What I remember is a time where I was able to enjoy something by throwing everyone who could be hurt by or suffer from it under the bus. And I am so fucking grat
"This is true, I'm taking my learner's permit test tomorrow and after I finished studying I couldn't help but notice all the little things happening. Like no, Mom, you're supposed to slow down when turning!
However, if someone says something homophobic and you point it out to them and they apologize and refrain from saying it again, that's different. Some people don't realize the harm of "that's so gay!" until they're told<<<true
The bus on which Rosa Parks was arrested in 1955 is on display at the Henry Ford Museum Greenfield Village, Dearborn, MI. Next to the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D. The Ford Museum is not to be missed.